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Vacation Rentals

Vacation Rentals


Benefits of booking with Palmetto Dunes:

  • Up to 15% off resort dining, bike rentals, golf and more!
  • Complimentary Tennis & Pickleball court time when available.
  • Save more when you stay longer! Ask our vacation rental experts.
  • Palmetto Dunes Rentals are exclusively for 3 – 7+ nights.
  • Some rentals may require Saturday to Saturday summer stays.
  • View all rentals here.

Home & Villa Rental Frequently Asked Questions

Tee Times

Tee Times


Benefits of playing at Palmetto Dunes:

  • Book online in advance and save up to 15%!
  • Multi-round rates available. Call to start saving.
  • Three distinct and memorable championship courses you'll love to come back to. Which one will be your favorite?

Golf Course Frequently Asked Questions

Bike Rentals & More

Bike/Beach Rentals & Lagoon Activities

Benefits of renting at Palmetto Dunes:

  • We offer the highest quality new rental equipment on the island.
  • Free delivery/pickup for 3+ day rentals. On-site hourly rentals available. Same day delivery available before 4 p.m.
  • Island's largest assortment of bikes, kayaks/canoes & beach accessories.

Bike Rentals and Other Frequently Asked Questions

Fishing & Water Sports

Marina Fishing & Water Sports

Learn more about Shelter Cove Marina activities:

  • Shelter Cove Marina is just off the Intracoastal Waterway and is centrally located on Hilton Head Island across from Palmetto Dunes.
  • All boats have U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captains.
  • For fishing all tackle, bait & ice are included. Fish are cleaned and bagged.

Shelter Cove Marina Frequently Asked Questions

Accommodations Frequently Asked Questions

What housekeeping is included with my rental? 

Your villa will be cleaned before you arrive and on departure. We can provide additional housekeeping such as a mid-stay clean or towel exchange at an additional fee.

Are linens and towels provided with my rentals? 

A standard supply of towels and bed linens consisting of two bath towels, one hand towel and one wash cloth per person (not to exceed maximum occupancy) will be ready for you in your vacation rental the bed lined supply consist of the linens that are on the bed. If your unit has a sleeper sofa, linens will be provided for the bed. Additional linens can be provided for an additional fee.

Will I have access to a washer and dryer? 

All vacation rentals have a washer and dryer within the unit for your use and convenience.

Will I have access to a swimming pool? 

There are swimming pools located at all complexes. You may only use the pool located in the complex in which your villa/home resides. Select pools are heated seasonally. We do have pools and spas/hot-tubs located at select homes. Select pools at homes may be heated only during certain months of the year. Please call one of our reservationists at (888) 909-9566 to ask about specific pool heating. The cost to heat a pool is 650 for 1 Week. The cost to heat a spa is $350 for 1 Week.

Why can we not heat the pool during winter months? 

The pool heaters at our homes are heat pumps. Heat pumps use the warm air outside to heat the pool, which is why it is best used during warmer months.

What fees are included in my reservation? 

Resort Fee– Includes damage waiver that provides you with coverage up to $1,000 in accidental or reported damage that occurs during your stay, 24 hour security, car passes, seasonal resort transportation and processing fees. This is a nonrefundable fee.

Vacation Assurance- This optional fee protects you due to an unforeseen natural disaster whether in your location or on Hilton Head you are not able to check-in to your villa on you arrival day, you may move your reservation to another time within 12 months from the original arrival date.

May we check-in early? 

We typically are not able to accommodate an early check-in due to allowing time for cleaning and inspection of each unit.

Can I bring my dog? 

Service animals are permitted year round in Palmetto Dunes with proper notification and appropriate documentation. We do have limited villas and homes that are pet friendly between October 1st and March 31st for an additional fee. Our pet policy only allows 1 dog with a maximum weight of 40 pounds and other restrictions may apply. The pet fee is $200 which is non-refundable. No pets are permitted in any of the vacation rentals between April 1 through September 30.

What about a parking pass for someone visiting me at my rental unit? 

Limited Parking Passes are available for each unit or home. Should you need additional parking passes, please call the front desk at (888) 909-9566. Additional cost may apply if someone is visiting and it is only for a day or 2, then it is free. If they are visiting for the whole stay they must purchase another pass for $18.

Where do we check-in? 

Check-in is at the Welcome Center located at 4 Queens Folly Road, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928. The check-in process does not begin until 4:00 p.m. and check-in times are not guaranteed.

Where do we check-in if the Welcome Center is closed? 

If you will be checking in after business hours, your check-in packet will be available just outside the Welcome Center. You will see a sign that says "After Hours Check-In Area.” A cell phone number and email address will be needed by all guests checking in to the resort. A locker will be assigned to each guest arriving after hours. A pass code will be given to access the locker. The locker will contain keys/key code for the unit, directions, and applicable gate passes. For guests that know ahead of time that they will be arriving late, please email Guest will need to formally check-in with the Front Desk the following day.